General StatisticsEdit


full-sized Piatnitzkysaurus

Piatnitzkysaurus arcade roar
  • Name: Piatnitzkysaurus floresi
  • Name Meaning: Piatnitzky Lizard
  • Diet: Carnivore
  • Length: 5-6 meters (16-20 feet)
  • Time Period: Middle/Late Jurassic
  • Classification: Megalosauroidea --> Piatnitzkysauridae
  • Place Found: Argentina
  • Describer: Jose Bonaparte (1979)

Dinosaur King StatisticsEdit

Arcade StatsEdit

Piatnitzkysaurus has two appearances in the arcade, first as a Normal Move Dinosaur and later as a Wind Dinosaur, but its arcade nickname and card comments are the same in both versions.

  • Arcade Nickname:
    • Japanese: 南米の毒牙
    • English: The Venom Fang of South America
    • Taiwanese: 南美毒牙

Move CardEdit

Venom Fang

Venom Fang arcade card

Dinosaur CardEdit

Piatnitzkysaurus Card

Piatnitzkysaurus arcade card (Japanese Kakushin 6th Edition)

Anime StatsEdit

Normal Move back

Venom Fang's anime card's front is never seen

Assist MovesEdit

Venom Fang
Piatnitzkysaurus appears and breathes a cloud of poisonous gas at the opponent. It was used against Chomp, but Chomp dodged and defeated it.

TCG StatsEdit


Piatnitzkysaurus TCG card

Piatnitzkysaurus TCG card

[Sneak Attack] When this Dinosaur wins a battle, you can return it to your hand and then Dino Slash a Dinosaur that's not named "Piatnitzkysaurus" from your hand.

Sprinting PiatnitzkysaurusEdit

Piatnitzkysaurus-Sprinting TCG Card

Sprinting Piatnitzkysaurus TCG card

  • Element: Wind
  • Icon: Scissors
  • Power: 1200
  • Level: 2
  • Life: 1
  • Card Code: DKAA-041/100, DKAA-100/100
  • Card Rarity: Silver Rare, Colossal Rare
  • Image From: (new art)
  • Abilities:
[Hunter's Vision] Your opponent must play with their hand revealed. At the start of your turn, discard 1 card. (Do this before drawing cards for the turn.)

Gladiator PiatnitzkysaurusEdit

Piatnitzkysaurus-Gladiator TCG Card (German)

Gladiator Piatnitzkysaurus TCG card

  • Element: Wind
  • Icon: Scissors
  • Power: 1200
  • Level: 2
  • Life: 1
  • Card Code: DKDS-041/100
  • Card Rarity: Common
  • Image From: Ep. 54 anime scene
  • Abilities:
[Team Up: +400] You can play this card as a Move that gives +400 Power.

In Move CardsEdit


Mesozoic MeltdownEdit

In There's No Place Like Rome, Piatnitzkysaurus was summoned by Shear's Yangchuanosaurus though Venom Fang in the Ancient Roman Colosseum to attack Chomp. It breathed a purple mist at him, but Chomp dodged it. Chomp then knocked Piatnitzkysaurus away and defeated it with Thunder Bazooka. Its card was presumably reclaimed by Max.

In Bad Deal, a group of differently-colored wild Piatnitzkysaurus were seen running from the forest fire that Gigas started with Magma Blaster in the Jurassic Period.

Character DesignEdit


Not much is known about the personality of Piatnitzkysaurus since it appeared only briefly in the episode, but it acted as a Move Card dinosaur normally would, assisting whoever summoned it, although it was a Space Pirate dinosaur. It appears to be very aggressive, but is neither a particularly good nor a strong fighter as it was unable to launch a successful attack against Chomp and proved to be more of an annoyance than an actual danger.


  • Dr. Taylor's arcade comments:
    • Japanese: 肉食恐竜で身軽な体をしている。集団でえものをおそっていたようだ。
    • English: A lightweight, agile carnivore that apparently hunted in groups.
    • Taiwanese: 身輕如燕的肉食恐龍。據說會以群體行動來進行獵食。
  • When released as a Wind Dinosaur, Piatnitzkysaurus was one of the last new dinosaurs to appear in the Japanese arcade game (along with Edmontosaurus, Metriacanthosaurus, Agustinia, and Olorotitan).
  • In the franchise, Piatnitzkysaurus is portrayed with having four digits, but in reality it only had three on each hand.
  • When Piatnitzkysaurus uses the Move Venom Fang as Wind Dinosaur, another Piatnitzkysaurus is summoned, although the dinosaur could do the Move itself.



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